African art, crafts and clothing, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Aina Moja at the Wellness Health Center, 39 Main St. FMI: 930-8012.

“Afterlife,” new work by Eric Leppanen, Belfast Co-op Café gallery, 123 High St. FMI: 338-2532. Opens with 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 4 wine tasting and reception; through Nov. 30.

“The Art of Mapping,” work by Sarah Hart, Jesse Watson and Anna Abaldo, Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main St. Through Nov. 30.

“Coastal Curves,” photography by Charles Laurier Dufour, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays (later some Fridays); 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays; variable Sundays and Mondays, Galerie Dufour, 94 Main St. FMI: 338-6448.

First Friday Art Walk, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Nov. 4, downtown Belfast. FMI:

Harvest of new paintings by Susan Tobey White plus paintings and 3D work by gallery artists and guests, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays; by chance /appointment Sundays, High Street Studio & Gallery, 149 High St.

“Holiday Extravaganza,” annual small works show with 60-plus Maine artists, craftsmen, poets and musicians, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays; Mondays by chance, Åarhus Gallery, 50 Main St. FMI: 338-0001. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception Nov. 4; through 3 p.m. Dec. 24.

“An Illustrator’s Art,” concept sketches, compositional and detail development drawings and final paintings by Kim Jacobs, Kramer Gallery of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. Through Nov. 30. Artist’s reception: 4 to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 4.

Kaleidoscope series by photographer Paula B. Cannon, Camden National Bank, Main Street.

“Koichiro Kurita: Meditations on Thoreau” in Clifford Gallery; and Belfast Poetry Festival Pairs in Corridor Gallery, Waterfall Arts, 256 High St. FMI: 338-2222. Through Nov. 23.

Marc Leavitt studio opening, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Nov. 4, upstairs at 153 High St. FMI:

New work in a variety of media by gallery artists, Parent Gallery, 92 Main St. FMI: 338-1553.

Paintings by Tom Andersen and Jobie Cole, Perimeter Gallery at Chase’s Daily, 96 Main St. Through Nov. 27.

“Please, Be Seated!” 2011 Eco-Motion street sculptures, installed throughout the city walkways and in three downtown parks. FMI:

Work by dozens of Maine artists, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Working Art Gallery, 65 Main St. FMI: 338-4820.


“ArtinMe.” juried show of fresh Maine work, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturdays; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Boothbay Region Art Foundation Gallery, 1 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor. Through Nov. 19.

Mixed media paintings from the King Mirror I series by Giacomo Bresciani from Viganella, Italy, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturday, Gold/Smith Gallery, 41 Commercial St., Boothbay Harbor/ FMI: 633-6252. Through Nov. 30.

“We Live in Maine,” paintings by Toki Oshima, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Barters Island Road, Boothbay. FMI: 633-4333. Through Nov. 14.


PopTech artwork by House Artist Peter Durand, Jean Picker Room of Camden Public Library, Atlantic Avenue. Through Nov. 30.


“Objects of Affection,” still life paintings by Liliana Thelander, Denise Rankin, Nancy O’Brien MacKinnon and Pamela Hansen, Damariscotta River Grill, Main Street/Business Route 1. FMI: 563-2992. Through Dec. 12. Reception: 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 4.

Paintings by Léa Peterson, The Bakery, 85 Parking Lot Lane (behind Paco’s Tacos). FMI: Through Nov. 30.

“Small Works,” group show juried by Marylin Quint-Rose, River Arts, 170 Main St./Business Route 1. FMI: 563-1507. Opens with 5 to 7 p.m. reception Nov. 4; through Dec. 2.


“On Monhegan,” small group show, Newcastle Square Realty Associates, 87 Main St./Business Route 1. Through Nov. 26.


“A Life in Art,” Hugh Gumpel memorial exhibition, plus work by gallery artists, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Jonathan Frost Gallery, 21 Winter St. FMI: 596-0800. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception Nov. 4; through Nov. 26.

“All Things Bright and Beautiful, All Creatures Great and Small,” work by Sarah Brandon, Kathleen Buchanan, Christina Heiniger and Jean Kigel, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays; 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays, Archipelago Fine Arts, 386 Main St. FMI: 596-0701. Through March 16.

“Animal Kingdom,” group show by the Lively Ladies to benefit the Humane Society of Knox County, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, Garage Gallery of Eastern Tire Service, 70 Park St. Through the winter.

“Celebrating Our Renaissance,” works by the Ronald Frontin Studio Class, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and by appointment, second-floor Jean B. Chalmers Art Gallery of Lincoln Street Center for Arts and Education, 24 Lincoln St. FMI: 594-6490. Through Nov. 10.

First Friday Art Walk, 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 4, downtown Rockland galleries. FMI:

“Kim Bernard: Pendulum Series” encaustics, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays or by chance/appointment, Yvette Torres Fine Art, 21 Winter St. FMI: 888-777-1077. Through Nov. 5. Artist talk: 3 p.m. Nov. 5.

New work by America Martin and Dianne Schelble, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Mondays; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays, Carver Hill Gallery, 338 Main St. FMI: 594-7745.

Paintings by ChenSun Campbell and work in various media by Antje Roitzsch, Center for Health and Healing, 17 Masonic St.

“Paul Caponigro: The Hidden Presence of Places” (through Jan. 15) in Morehouse Wing; “Beyond Rugs!” in Crosman Gallery (through Feb. 5); “Jason Larkin — Past Perfect,” Arnold Newman Prize winner exhibition, in Craig Gallery (through Nov. 27); “Andrew Wyeth: Watercolors and Temperas” in Hadlock Gallery; and “Alex Katz: Early Work” in the Library Gallery (ongoing), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St. Admission $12; $10 senior citizens or students older than 16; free younger than 17, museum members and all Rockland residents. Museum Store open daily. FMI: 596-6457.

Solo shows by Bayard Hollis and Jon Taner, noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Caldbeck Gallery, 12 Elm St. FMI: 594-5935. Through Nov. 12.

“Strange Migrations,” sculptures by Clara Cohan and more, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; Sundays by chance or appointment, Harbor Square Gallery, 374 Main St.

“Wearable, Functional, Beautiful,” work by potter Hanako Nakazato, the South Street Linen design group and fiber artist Jody Meredith, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays, CRAFT Gallery, 12 Elm St. FMI: 594-0167. Through Nov. 27.


Cat portraits by Lincolnville artist Lauralee Clayton, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, Camden-Rockport Animal Rescue League shelter, 146 Camden St./Route 1.

Faculty Exhibition, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Maine Media Gallery on first floor of the Shepherd Building, 18 Central St. in the village. FMI: 236-8581. Through Dec. 31.

Oil and acrylic paintings by Karen Rutan, Country Inn, Route 1. Through Nov. 30.

“Regeneration: Fine Woodworkers Under 30,” 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Messler Gallery of Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Route 90 at Mill Street. FMI: 594-5611. Through Nov. 22.

“Sferics” and “Aural Ecosystem,” interrelated interactive installations by Zach Poff and N.B. Aldrich; “still/moving,” multiple-discipline work by Deborah Wing-Sproul; and “Pieced” and “Wired,” work by Gabriella D’Italia, George Mason and Ellen Wieske, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 162 Russell Ave. Cost: $5; free members. FMI: Through Dec. 11. Free Family ArtLab Workshop: 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 5.

“Summer 2010,” new photographs by Peter Ralston, open by chance or appointment, Ralston Gallery, 23 Main St. in the village. FMI: 230-7225. Through Nov. 19.


“Dahlov Ipcar: New Paintings,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Frost Gully Gallery, 150 Main St./Route 1. Opens with artist’s reception 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 6; through Dec. 10.

“Pieces of Color,” recent work by sculptor Geoffrey Vollers; plus paintings by Marti Reed, Personal Book Shop & Gallery, Main Street/Route 1.


“The Art of Recycle,” found object assemblages by sculptor Wally Warren, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays, Leonard Craig Memorial Gallery, Founders Hall South, 90 Quaker Road, Unity College. Through Nov. 30.

Art work by Ami Newell and Laurie Proctor, Centre Gallery of Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. Through Nov. 30; reception 6 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11. Gallery open during performances and by appointment; call 568-3147.


“Simple Gifts,” drawings by Louise Price, plus work by gallery artists, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, Tidemark Gallery, 902 Main St./Route 1. FMI: 832-5109. Through Nov. 26. Artist’s reception: 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 5.


Annual Members Exhibit, 10 to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Maine Art Gallery, 15 Warren St. FMI: 882-7511. Through Nov. 13. Includes memorial show of work by William Shevis. Also large-scale abstract oils from George Lovette’s Horizon series with John Tyler Pope’s copper masks and jewelry.

VillageSoup Art/Entertainment Editor Dagney Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by email to